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Thursday 22 May, 2014

Munster old guard's fresh start after 'frustrating' two seasons under Penney

Former Munster flanker David Wallace believes Brian ‘Squeaky’ Walsh will bring dynamism to a backline in need of a boost.

Saturday 26 April, 2014

David Wallace: Nullifying the threat of the immense Armitage is a 15-man job

The former Munster flanker details the areas the province need to excel in to pull off the unlikely in Marseille.

Saturday 5 April, 2014

David Wallace: Result too tight to call but Munster will deliver best performance yet

The former Munster and Ireland flanker says Toulouse have been ‘on the radar’ ever since they thrashed his province in 1996.

Saturday 29 March, 2014

David Wallace: 'Angry Munster will play with a massive chip on their shoulder'

The former Munster and Ireland flanker feels several players will have points to prove to Ireland coach Joe Schmidt.

Friday 7 March, 2014

David Wallace: Question not if Ireland will beat Italy but by how much

The former Munster and Ireland flanker believes Joe Schmidt will look to his forwards and set-pieces again to win the day.

Thursday 20 February, 2014

David Wallace: Foley the driving force of Munster for many years, now it's just official

Having seen Foley the tactician work at close quarters, the former Munster back row is in no doubt that the province is in safe hands.

Friday 7 February, 2014

'Wales will try to bulldoze Ireland but Schmidt factor will see us home'

Former Ireland flanker David Wallace has backed Chris Henry and Jamie Heaslip to shine against the Welsh.

Thursday 6 February, 2014

'People will mention ROG but Axel deserves Munster job' - David Wallace

The former Munster and Ireland flanker believes ‘Axel’ is in prime position to be named Rob Penney’s successor.

Saturday 11 January, 2014

David Wallace: Munster players behind Penney but gameplan still grates

The former Munster flanker believes Ian Keatley is fortunate to start ahead of JJ Hanrahan today.

Saturday 14 December, 2013

David Wallace: Munster to deepen Perpignan's dented confidence

The return of Donnacha Ryan to the starting line-up boosts the province’s hopes of a back-to-back win.

Tuesday 19 November, 2013

David Wallace: I would love to see Sean O’Brien at No.8 with licence to play

The former Ireland openside admits his thinking is wishful but believes Joe Schmidt should utilise the Tullow Tank’s explosive power.

Friday 8 November, 2013

David Wallace: Schmidt deals strong hand but Madigan should have started at 10

The former Munster and Ireland flanker feels Jimmy Gopperth’s form for Leinster has cost the young out-half.

Friday 18 October, 2013

'Munster play best when their backs are to the wall' - David Wallace

The former Munster and Ireland flanker is surprised that CJ Stander is not in the starting line-up.

Sunday 13 October, 2013

'Little things change big games': David Wallace on Munster's loss to Edinburgh

The former Munster and Ireland flanker says it is too early for Munster supporters to panic, following the 29-23 loss at Murrayfield.

Saturday 6 July, 2013

David Wallace: Oz have edge but another burst of North magic could swing it

The former Ireland and Lions flanker questions many of Warren Gatland’s last-ditch squad selections ahead of today’s decider.

Friday 28 June, 2013

'If the Lions don't win tomorrow, I fear for the series' - David Wallace

The former Ireland Lions flanker believes the second Test will top the first for sheer, nerve-shredding tension.

Friday 21 June, 2013

David Wallace: 'Real deal' Zebo could miss his Test chance once Bowe returns

The former Ireland and Lions flanker feels Warren Gatland did a disservice to Andrew Trimble and Tim Visser by selecting Shane Williams on Tuesday.

Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Lions have potential to go unbeaten but tests will keep coming - David Wallace

The former Ireland and Lions flanker believes Western Force should not pose much of a threat to the Warren Gatland’s men.

Thursday 16 May, 2013

A personal decision, but O’Driscoll playing on is great for Irish rugby Column This post contains videos

A personal decision, but O’Driscoll playing on is great for Irish rugby

As long as you’re happy with your performance and appetite for the game, retirement can be pushed down the road, writes David Wallace.

Saturday 27 April, 2013

‘Munster players are brought up on cup rugby, it’s what we relish’ Heineken Cup This post contains videos

‘Munster players are brought up on cup rugby, it’s what we relish’

Former Munster and Ireland flanker David Wallace wants Paul O’Connell & co to expose any lingering Clermont doubts.

Sunday 7 April, 2013

'Nothing more stimulating than POC screaming at you' - David Wallace

The former Munster flanker believes ‘amazing’ Zebo and talisman O’Connell can inspire cup success.

Thursday 4 April, 2013

David Wallace: Harsh to dismiss Kidney but sooner was better than later

The former Munster and Ireland flanker believes his former coach had his hands tied on a couple of pivotal decisions.